Updated: 2019/04/17

There’s no question about it, maternity wear can often leave much to be desired. It can be frumpy, expensive and not trendy or fashion forward at all.

Most young moms these days are concerned with being healthy and happy throughout their pregnancies, but they also want to look cute and be comfortable too.

So where exactly are all the cool moms-to-be shopping for great maternity wear?

Whether you’re looking for the basics to start your new closet, or for stylish dresses to wear to an office soiree, we’ve got the scoop on the best places to buy maternity wear in South Africa.

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Our absolute favourite place to buy maternity wear in South Africa is Zando. Here’s why: you can shop from a huge range of stores all in one place, you don’t have to leave your house and you can return anything you don’t like without any hassle. What’s not to love?

Where to buy maternity clothes in South Africa Zando

Cherry Melon

The building blocks of any great wardrobe are the basics: a great pair of heels, a blazer, LBD and well-fitting pants.

And that’s exactly what Cherry Melon specialises in. Whether you’re looking for cute summer dresses or flattering and work appropriate wrap dresses, they have you covered – that’s why it’s one of our favourite places to buy maternity wear in South Africa.

Anneen Henze Mom Collection

Stylish, trendy and designed for real pregnant women, the Anneen Henze Mom Collection is a maternity collection that will merge effortlessly with your wardrobe before, during and after your pregnancy. Plus it’s breastfeeding friendly!

We love the mix of classic and fashionable clothes, and we also love that they’re all made right here in South Africa.